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About New Carrollton

New Carrollton is a small town in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, located about 13 miles northeast of the nation's capital. Much of the city is residential, with services typical for a suburb, including a shopping mall, grocery stores, several restaurants, and so on. A true hidden gem in the area is Greenbelt Park, a forested park with 172 campsites and nine miles of trails perfect for an escape to nature.

A few hotels in New Carrollton and neighboring Lanham welcome D.C. visitors who would rather not pay downtown prices. It's easy to reach D.C. from the New Carrollton station, which connects to the Washington Metro's Orange Line and the MARC trains that serve Maryland. It takes just 11 minutes to reach Union Station in D.C. from New Carrollton on the Metro.

The New Carrollton train station is also a stop for Amtrak trains heading north. The Northeast Regional departing from D.C. makes its first stop in New Carrollton before continuing on to Philadelphia, New York City, and Boston. In addition, bus lines provide service to New Carrollton from as far away as Indianapolis or St. Louis. For those who prefer to fly, the nearest major airport is the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

What bus companies travel to New Carrollton, Maryland?

Located in Maryland, New Carrollton is accessible by bus from 16 other cities. You can choose from 37 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to New Carrollton on Wanderu. Greyhound usually has the most buses on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Train tickets to New Carrollton are also available..

Bus companies serving New Carrollton

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US411d 5h 49m$269.42
Greyhound94h 25m$42.11
  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment.

  • Greyhound


    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound buses are outfitted with power outlets, free WiFi, restrooms, and air conditioning for your comfort.

Which bus carrier has the best service to New Carrollton?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to New Carrollton by bus with Greyhound giving them a 3.9 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Greyhound had the most comfortable bus service to New Carrollton taking into account the seats and amenities that Greyhound offers. They rate Greyhound a 3.9 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to New Carrollton punctually, travelers suggest that Greyhound has the best on time performance on their bus schedules to New Carrollton, rating them a 4.2 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a bus ticket to New Carrollton?

$8.03 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to New Carrollton, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to New Carrollton. In the last month, buses from Washington to New Carrollton had the lowest average price at $8.03.

Where is the bus station in New Carrollton, MD?

The busiest bus station in New Carrollton is MARC Station. As New Carrollton's main station, it has the most buses coming and going. However, a popular alternative is 4700 Gdn City Dr Jct.

Is New Carrollton a popular bus travel destination?

New Carrollton ranks number 9 among most popular bus destinations in the region. It also ranks number 645 in United States. New Carrollton ranks number 3 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to New Carrollton via bus service. On average 10 direct daily bus trips serve New Carrollton.

What is the population of New Carrollton?

The population of New Carrollton is 12786. New Carrollton ranks number 12 in terms of population in Maryland and number 867 in all of United States.

How much do bus tickets to New Carrollton cost?

Bus tickets to New Carrollton range from $8 for a short trip to New Carrollton, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to New Carrollton starts at , and a longer trip by bus to New Carrollton can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $8.

What type of traveler does New Carrollton attract?

People who take the bus to New Carrollton are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a bus last minute make taking a bus to New Carrollton easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.

What bus station is located closest to the city center of New Carrollton?

The closest bus station to the city center of New Carrollton is MARC Station, located just 1.3 miles away. Select MARC Station as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of New Carrollton. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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